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In the big bath

Egan Bernal and David Gaudu, the last two laureates of the Tour de l’Avenir, start in the Grand Tour of which they are the youngest. They are the last ones, but as for the age only … The French David Gaudu (Groupama – FDJ) and the Colombian Egan Bernal (Team Sky), both climbers pocket size,…

A tremendous encouragement

Like Egan Bernal, winner last year, the results already obtained at the highest level by the riders from the 2017 Tour de l’Avenir show how convincing the test is. What motivate even more candidates of the next edition. The Tour de l’Avenir is soon (17 to 26 August). We know how much the test, which,…

Course 2018

The Tour de l’Avenir from Brittany to the Alps The route of the 55th edition of the Tour de l’Avenir, which will take place from Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 26, was presented this Wednesday in Châteauroux, since the department of Indre will host the stages of the mid-term. Nevertheless, the test reserved for…

Madouas enriches his luggage

The Breton of the French team finishes 15th and best French of a test where he has climbed in mountain. “We can not have a Barguil or a Gaudu every year” admits Pierre-Yves Châtelon, the national coach, with good grace, in reference to the last two French winners of the Tour de l’Avenir (respectively in…

Egan Bernal out of category

At the age of twenty, he is the sixth Colombian to win the Tour de l’Avenir. In the mountains, he was a standout among the best prospects in the world before joining Team Sky. Still a little patience and it should shine on the Tours de France for years to come … This is ……

Sivakov saves the honor

The French-Russian, domineering this season but set back on the first stages of the mountain, did not want to leave the Tour de l’Avenir without raising his arms. No doubt he had exceeded his peak of form. Pavel Sivakov agrees: he has not played on the Tour de l’Avenir, which has allowed him to dominate…

Bernal Festival

The yellow jersey won its second consecutive mountain stage in Sainte – Foy – Tarentaise and is heading towards the final victory this Sunday in Albiez – Montrond. It is out of category … The question is no longer too much to know if Egan Bernal will win, at twenty, the Tour de l’Avenir which…

Bernal over the lot

The Colombian climber made the “break” from the first arrival at altitude in the resort of Hauteluce – Les Saisies. He seems far superior to his opponents. The Colombians are still waiting for the one who will sign the first “historic” victory in the Tour de France even if they already have a very brilliant…

The mountain is there

The Tour de l’Avenir is entering its crucial phase with the alpine triptych that makes up the final weekend. Change of scenery ! The transfer from the center of France to the foot of Mont-Blanc where the Tour de l’Avenir observed this Thursday a day of rest marks a real break in the course of…

Colombian atypical!

The fast Alvaro Hodeg revolved around the victory since the departure in Brittany. He obtained it in the sprint at the conclusion of the six stages of plain. And now, place in the mountains… It’s now up to the climbers to play. But for their part, Colombians did not wait for the final weekend in…

The river breakaway …

Change of leader! In an unexpected scenario, the Austrian Patrick Gamper took advantage of a long raid to seize the yellow jersey. The two Belarusian riders who accompanied him were rewarded with the stage victory of Vasili Strokau at Amboise. On the banks of the Loire, it was a river break that ended … This…

Lawless escapes the sprint

The champion of Great Britain hopes has used the bump of the castle of Saumur as a springboard to triumph in finisher. On the banks of the Loire, the sprint seemed inevitable. But it is in the finisher that the champion of Great Britain, Christopher Lawless, exploited at best the short bump of the final…

In memory of Albert Bouvet

The organizers of the Tour de l’Avenir have not forgotten one of their predecessors. A splendid trophy, representing a ship’s hull in a nod from Brittany, was given to the yellow jersey Kasper Asgreen this Sunday on the podium of Châteaubriant. This is the Souvenir Albert Bouvet, in tribute to the former director of the…

Nordic feast

The Norwegian Kristoffer Halvorsen, world champion hopes, won the sprint in Loire – Atlantique. And the Dane Kasper Asgreen keeps the yellow jersey conquered the first day. No rest for the world’s hopes, who hardly know the concept of transition stage … The third day of the race, on the roads almost without relief and…

Bing in Bignan !

Netherlands Under-19 champion Fabio Jakobsen won in Morbihan in a sprint disrupted by a crash, which Dane Asgreen, the yellow jersey, miraculously emerged. First massive sprint, and big bing in Bignan where a fall involving several riders enamelled the arrival however magnificent, without apparent danger and even judged at the end of a relatively pronounced…

Already movement !

The attackers were not paid in return for their efforts, like the French Valentin Madouas or Franck Bonnamour, activators of the very serious breakaway that enamelled the first stage around Loudéac, on their Breton roads, and taken again in turn in-extremis. Only the 22-year-old Kasper Asgreen of Denmark has finally found a fair reward, getting…

The big springboard

Inevitably, many champions of the next Tours de France are to be discovered this summer in the peloton of the Tour de l’Avenir. This is the purpose of this event, created in 1961, and continues to be the best springboard for the under-twenty-three year old to the great world of professionalism in general, and the…

Germany is aiming for the first six days

“Without a leader and without a climber, we will not be able to compete on mountain stages.” The German team prepared for the Tour de l’Avenir on the roads of the Tour de l’Ain last week. It was the opportunity for the sporting director Ralf Grabsch, former rider at Milram, to evoke the Germanic ambitions…

Ambitious Australia

The Australian selection arrives on the Tour de l’Avenir (18 – 27 August) with ambitions legitimized by excellent results recently obtained on the international scene under 23 years. In particular, 21-year-old Lucas Hamilton, road Oceania champion, is already an outsider despite his young age, as evidenced by his victory in the Tour d’Alsace and his…

Lambrecht, the climber of the flat country

Belgium presents on the now very near Tour de l’Avenir (18 – 27 August) a young team but particularly promising. At only twenty years old, Bjorg Lambrecht from Ghent already appears as a great mountain talent, as evidenced by his success at the Plateau de Beille on the Ronde de l’Isard (2nd), which he won…

Powless, The Climber From Sacramento

He not only rides with style, but also with undeniable class. Neilson Powless, 20, should be one of the main attractions on the next Tour de l’Avenir, that kicks off in Brittany (Loudéac) on August 18th and finishes on August 27th with three selective days through the Alps. The son of two professional triathletes from…

The New Squadron of Colombian Climbers

“It’s a very good team from Colombia. In Colombia, the level is very high at the moment and you have to be very good to win a selection. We will line-up as favorites.” This is not a prediction, but the opinion of Hector Urrego, the “historic” journalist of Colombian cycling who knowns everything about the…

French Firepower

Pierre-Yves Chatelon, the coach of the French under-23, is aware that he may not have a climber of the caliber of David Gaudu, winner of last year’s Tour de l’Avenir, for this edition of the race that will connect Brittany to the Alps from August 18th to 27th. This does not mean that the French…

A Stepping Stone To Today’s Elite

The Tour de l’Avenir is clearly a busy gateway leading young talent to the hard world of professional cycling. Proving it once again, is the Tour de France that just concluded. The Yellow Jersey winner, Christopher Froome, built an atypical path to success, but a number of the riders who stood out during this year’s…

Adrien Costa, a Favorite Takes a Break

It’s big news. Considered a great hope for US cycling and revealed last year on French soil by a convincing win in the Tour de Bretagne, the Franco-American Adrien Costa had made the upcoming Tour de l’Avenir (August 18-27) the big goal of his season. But in a year marked by mononucleosis and fatigue, Adrien…

Preview Time For The French National Team

The French pre-selection for the Tour de l’Avenir (August 18 to 27) is already in the Alps. National coach Pierre-Yves Chatelon called up a group of twelve riders for a July 16-21 training camp as part of a partnership between the French national teams and the Maurienne tourism organization. Half of the team is preparing…

Tour de l’Avenir 2017: the main goal of Egan Bernal

He may not be well known yet by the general public but on the other side of the Atlantic it is common to hear his name as the successor of Nairo Quintana. Aged 20, the young Colombian Egan Bernal is already a phenomenon and will line up for the start of the 54th Tour de…

June 19th Press Conference: Presentation of the Tour de l’Avenir 2017

On Monday, June 19th, the Tour de l’Avenir 2017 was presented to the press during a press conference held on the terrace of the Hotel Les Rives du Ter in Larmor-Plage (Morbihan), managed by Guy CHAZEAUD. Bernard HINAULT, Head of Public Relations of the Tour de l’Avenir, Henri LE BOBINNEC, in charge of coordination for…

A team from Brittany Will Line Up For the Tour de l’Avenir 2017

Didier MARCHAND, Chairman of the Comité de Bretagne de Cyclisme, accompanied by Gilbert MOUELLIC, 1st Deputy Vice-President, and Didier SIMON, Vice-President, were present at the presentation press conference of the Tour de l’Avenir. They confirmed that the Comité de Bretagne de Cyclisme will accept the invitation of the Tour de l’Avenir to line up a…

4 stages of the Tour de l’Avenir 2017 LIVE on EUROSPORT 1

With the good viewership numbers recorded last year during two live broadcast stages, the sports channel wanted to confirm and grow its commitment to the Tour de l’Avenir. In 2017, a summary will be produced daily and 4 stages will air live on Eurosport 1: Friday 19 August – Stage 1: Loudéac – Loudéac Saturday…

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